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Detroit Police Chief James Craig speaks at a news conference, announcing the indictment of 33 gang members.  (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

33 Indicted In Multi-Agency Southwest Detroit Gang Bust

The “Latin Counts” street gang is accused of numerous crimes and criminal enterprises.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2014

Joseph "Violent J" Bruce and Joseph "Shaggy 2 Dope" Utsler. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Insane Clown Posse Loses Lawsuit Filed Over Gang Designation

“This is not the end. We’ll keep fighting to clear the Juggalo family name.”

07/08/2014

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Man Charged In Gang Clash That Killed 17-Year-Old

Authorities have filed attempted murder charges against a 19-year-old Washtenaw County man for his role in a gang fight that left a 17-year-old boy dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2014

Joseph "Violent J" Bruce and Joseph "Shaggy 2 Dope" Utsler. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

US Justice Department Wants ICP Lawsuit Dismissed

The U.S. Justice Department has urged a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that blames the government for the negative effect of describing fans of Insane Clown Posse as a loosely organized gang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

Pontiac 4th graders graduate from the Michigan State Police Gang Resistance Education and Training program. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

It’s A Real Threat — State Police Program Works To Keep Young Kids Out Of Gangs

“It’s difficult right now for them, even as they walk back and forth to school …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talks to reporters in this file photo. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) FILE

U.S. Attorney Announces Indictment Of 9 Detroit Gang Members

Nine members of a notorious Detroit street gang are being charged with a variety of crimes including murder and assault.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Police Chief: Death Threat Won’t Deter Fight On Drugs, Gangs

Police Chief Craig says he believes the threat was made by a gang member and drug dealer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Joseph "Violent J" Bruce and Joseph "Shaggy 2 Dope" Utsler. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

ICP, ACLU Sue FBI Over Juggalos Gang Classification

Is being a fan of a certain rap group enough to make you part of a gang?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

15. The spot Insane Clown Posse's album, The Wraith: Shangri-La, debuted on the Billboard charts.

Insane Clown Posse To Discuss Fans, Gang Label

In 2011, the FBI included Insane Clown Posse fans — known as Juggalos — in a national report on gangs.

01/08/2014

U-M Researchers Say Gangs Occupy 2 Spaces: The Streets And The Internet

From the streets to cyberspace, 21st century gangs are taking their arguments to the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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